English poetry

Poems in English

Reminiscence

I am reminiscing you; and the little boy who often stole some change from the left pocket of your pants […]

To Whom Words Are Mightier

1/ To whom words are mightier than swords Be warned, for woes may thee betide After our pride, land, offsprings […]

Quatrain on a Jar of Pickles

after that fleeting summer In your overjoyed heart, Haunt years to endure A love with all doors shut Forget a […]

The Hypermarket

history is a hurried Checklist of the goods Mankind wishes To unforget Poetry is a soft whisper Against the bads […]

How Much More Blood?

How much more blood Must the people suffer Before they come to a halt With this horror of power? How […]

Convention

(To Grandma) Convention will fail us, grandma dear One of these days, as another birthday is drawing near I hope […]

Eyes

I used to believe that comprehension began right there; That what eyes failed to make sense of, was insensibility. Every […]

A Distant Recluse

To: E. D.) Supposing I were really there In Kosovo, Aceh, or East Timor And lived myself every horror The […]

Phizzog

standing in front of a mirror You recall it said: To hinge upon time is self-delusion Tomorrows and days after, […]

Efficiency

Some say the taxes we paid Through the nose Were spent on weapons That would send us to the grave. […]

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